Period
to 20 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Device Drivers
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1010 949 1118
Rank change year-on-year -61 +169 -14
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 146 194 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.088% 0.12% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 130 166 106
England median annual salary £51,250 £48,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.22% +8.43% -3.26%
10th Percentile £34,875 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £73,875 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +10.34% -3.33%

Device Driver is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 69,378 67,329 83,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.94% 40.83% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 54,909 55,390 68,080
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Device Driver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Device Driver in England.

Salary trend for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Device Driver in England over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the England region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +40 47 £52,500 +28.05% 17
East of England -15 34 £55,000 +37.50% 27
South West +12 31 £42,500 -19.05% 6
London -32 30 £60,000 +9.09% 5
North of England -31 9 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Yorkshire +13 6 £37,500 -16.67% 4
North West -39 3 £50,000 +33.33% 3
East Midlands +3 2 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Midlands -13 2 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Device Driver
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 121 (82.88%) Linux
2 120 (82.19%) C++
3 112 (76.71%) C
4 102 (69.86%) Software Engineering
5 65 (44.52%) Device Driver Development
6 61 (41.78%) Degree
7 49 (33.56%) Embedded Linux
8 47 (32.19%) Windows
9 41 (28.08%) Computer Science
10 37 (25.34%) Embedded C
11 34 (23.29%) Python
12 33 (22.60%) OO
13 32 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (19.86%) Java
15 26 (17.81%) Android
16 25 (17.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 25 (17.12%) Electronics
17 22 (15.07%) C#
17 22 (15.07%) Embedded C++
18 21 (14.38%) VHDL
18 21 (14.38%) Cybersecurity
19 20 (13.70%) InfiniBand
19 20 (13.70%) SDLC
20 19 (13.01%) Open Source
21 18 (12.33%) Wireless
21 18 (12.33%) Ethernet
22 17 (11.64%) .NET
22 17 (11.64%) Embedded Software Development
22 17 (11.64%) FPGA Design
23 16 (10.96%) Low Latency

Device Driver
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.05%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) Asana
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.70%) InfiniBand
2 18 (12.33%) Ethernet
2 18 (12.33%) Wireless
3 12 (8.22%) Network Security
4 9 (6.16%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (4.79%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.11%) Bluetooth
6 6 (4.11%) Firewall
7 3 (2.05%) Modbus
8 2 (1.37%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.68%) HTTP
9 1 (0.68%) Internet
9 1 (0.68%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.37%) MySQL
2 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.74%) JIRA
3 3 (2.05%) CMake
3 3 (2.05%) GCC
4 2 (1.37%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.37%) Buildbot
4 2 (1.37%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.68%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.68%) GDB
5 1 (0.68%) GNU Toolchain
5 1 (0.68%) Hudson
5 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.68%) Subversion
5 1 (0.68%) VectorCAST
General
1 25 (17.12%) Electronics
2 6 (4.11%) Finance
3 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.05%) Games
5 1 (0.68%) Automotive
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (59.59%) Software Engineer
2 76 (52.05%) Embedded Engineer
3 58 (39.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 35 (23.97%) Linux Engineer
5 32 (21.92%) Developer
5 32 (21.92%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 17 (11.64%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 16 (10.96%) FPGA Developer
8 14 (9.59%) C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (9.59%) Embedded C Engineer
8 14 (9.59%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (8.90%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 13 (8.90%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 12 (8.22%) C Software Engineer
11 11 (7.53%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 11 (7.53%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 10 (6.85%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
12 10 (6.85%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 10 (6.85%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 7 (4.79%) Kernel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.64%) .NET
2 12 (8.22%) Yocto
3 8 (5.48%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.11%) Middleware
4 6 (4.11%) Node.js
4 6 (4.11%) Qt
5 5 (3.42%) GStreamer
6 4 (2.74%) XML
7 3 (2.05%) HTML
8 2 (1.37%) Django
8 2 (1.37%) HTML5
8 2 (1.37%) OpenEmbedded
8 2 (1.37%) STL
9 1 (0.68%) Angular 2
9 1 (0.68%) CSS3
9 1 (0.68%) GTK+
9 1 (0.68%) LESS
9 1 (0.68%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.68%) RESTful
9 1 (0.68%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 41 (28.08%) Computer Science
2 25 (17.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 21 (14.38%) VHDL
4 14 (9.59%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (5.48%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.42%) User Experience
7 4 (2.74%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.05%) CAN bus
8 3 (2.05%) Handset
8 3 (2.05%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.05%) Verilog
8 3 (2.05%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (1.37%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.37%) Biotechnology
9 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.68%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.68%) Fintech
10 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.68%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 121 (82.88%) Linux
2 49 (33.56%) Embedded Linux
3 47 (32.19%) Windows
4 26 (17.81%) Android
5 14 (9.59%) Unix
6 12 (8.22%) Mac OS X
6 12 (8.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 3 (2.05%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.37%) FreeRTOS
8 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (69.86%) Software Engineering
2 65 (44.52%) Device Driver Development
3 33 (22.60%) OO
4 32 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (14.38%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (13.70%) SDLC
7 19 (13.01%) Open Source
8 17 (11.64%) Embedded Software Development
8 17 (11.64%) FPGA Design
9 16 (10.96%) High-Frequency Trading
9 16 (10.96%) Low Latency
9 16 (10.96%) Machine Learning
10 14 (9.59%) OOD
10 14 (9.59%) Scrum
11 12 (8.22%) Customer Requirements
11 12 (8.22%) DevOps
11 12 (8.22%) Information Security
12 9 (6.16%) Software Architecture
13 8 (5.48%) Open Source Development
13 8 (5.48%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 120 (82.19%) C++
2 112 (76.71%) C
3 37 (25.34%) Embedded C
4 34 (23.29%) Python
5 29 (19.86%) Java
6 22 (15.07%) C#
6 22 (15.07%) Embedded C++
7 11 (7.53%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.48%) Perl
9 6 (4.11%) SQL
10 5 (3.42%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.42%) Ruby
11 3 (2.05%) Assembly Language
11 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.68%) ES6
12 1 (0.68%) Lua
12 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 61 (41.78%) Degree
2 16 (10.96%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.22%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.74%) PhD
6 3 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.37%) HNC
7 2 (1.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) ISO 9001
1 3 (2.05%) JTAG
2 2 (1.37%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.68%) IEC 61131
3 1 (0.68%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) Firmware
2 3 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.37%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 2 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 15 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.11%) Google
3 4 (2.74%) Wind River
4 2 (1.37%) QNX
4 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.37%) Xilinx
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle